NEW HAVEN, Ind. (WANE) New Haven Police Department is currently accepting applications for the New Haven Police Reserve program. The applications will be accepted from now until September 19, 2014.
Each Reserve Officer is required to put in 16 hours a month to the New Haven Police Department. Officers start out training in criminal law, firearms, emergency vehicle operations and other traffic laws for six months before they can be sworn in.
The Police Reserve program was established in February of 1984. New Haven Police Reserves volunteer hundreds of hours a year serving the citizens. The New Haven Police Department said the Police Reserve program is a vital part of its department. The Police reserves are most visibly noticed during Canal Days, special events and during Halloween Trick or Treat patrols.
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The Police Reserve aids and assists the New Have Police Department in preserving peace, preventing crime, detecting and apprehending violators of the law. The reserve also enforces federal laws, state laws, and city ordinances as well as other police related actives as directed by the board of Public Works and Safety for the city of New Haven.